Easter in Tavira

A Palm Sunday Procession will take place in Tavira on Sunday, starting from Carmo Church at 4pm and proceeding around the town before returning to the church.

The procession, organised by the Third Order of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, comprises of nine litters of gilded wood, which illustrate the life of Christ from the Mount of Olives to his death.

The procession of the Burial of the Lord will take place on Good Friday, April 22, commencing at 9.30pm from the Church of Mercy, with the route illuminated by the light of hundreds of candles.